Letter—from new employer’s representative responding to employer’s letter before claim

The following Employment precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter—from new employer’s representative responding to employer’s letter before claim

Letter—from new employer’s representative responding to employer’s letter before claim

[To be typed on headed notepaper of the new employer’s solicitors]

Strictly private and confidential—to be read by addressee only

[Insert name of employer’s solicitors]

[Insert address of employer’s solicitors]

[Insert date]

[By hand OR By email]

Dear [insert name of employer’s solicitors]

Our client: [Enter name of New Employer]; Your client: [enter name of Employer]

We are instructed by [enter name of New Employer] in relation to your letter dated [enter date], received by our client on [enter date].

[Enter name of Employee]’s employment with [enter name of Employer]

[Respond here to the details set out in the letter before claim of the Employee’s employment with the Employer, including the date the employment commenced, the Employee’s role and responsibilities, exposure to confidential information and trade connections]

[Respond here to the details set out in the letter before claim of the circumstances surrounding the termination of the Employee’s employment or the Employee’s purported resignation, their joining or being due to join the competitor New Employer and the competitive threat to the Employer that will result/has resulted]

[Enter name of Employee]’s obligations

[[Enter name of Employee] is not bound by any of the obligations and/or restrictions to which you refer in your letter.[ Set out details of the obligations and restrictions and explain why the Employee is not bound by them, eg background that shows the Employer has constructively

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